Hip hop stars – they’re just like you! As 2013 winds down and you reflect on the past while looking forward to what’s next, Mobb Deep is doing the same with its eighth album. The release includes a remastered version of The Infamous along with a new set of tunes.
The Infamous Mobb Deep is due out in March. Havoc and Prodigy announced that in addition to the new music and digitally remastered version of the classic 1995 album, the duo is celebrating the upcoming 20th anniversary of The Infamous by throwing in 10 unreleased songs from the recording session.
The celebration will continue with a world tour in 2014.
During an interview with the Huffington Post, Havoc explained that he said a lot of things he didn’t mean during the 2012 Twitter blowout that resulted in the group’s hiatus. Prodigy noted that in addition to years of friendship mending the falling-out, time in the studio also brought the guys back together.
“Once you hear the rhymes ... hear the first beat, all the beef is gone,” Prodigy said.
With European summer dates yet to be announced, here’s the 2014 itinerary so far for “The Infamous Mobb Deep Tour.”
Jan. 10 – San Diego, Calif., House Of Blues
Jan. 18 – Norfolk, Va., NorVa
March 26 – Boston, Mass., Brighton Music Hall
March 27 – Washington, D.C., The Howard Theatre
March 28 – Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre Of The Living Arts
March 29 – New York, N.Y., The Gramercy Theatre
March 30 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
April 1 – Raleigh, N.C., King’s Barcade
April 2 – Jacksonville, Fla., Jax Underbelly
April 3 – Miami, Fla., Bardot
April 4 – Tampa, Fla., The Crowbar
April 5 – Atlanta, Ga., Star Bar
April 7 – Baton Rouge, La., Spanish Moon
April 8 – New Orleans, La., Parish At House Of Blues
April 9 – Houston, Texas, Fitzgerald’s
April 10 – Dallas, Texas, Dada Dallas
April 11 – Austin, Texas, The Parish
April 12 – El Paso, Texas, Lowbrow Palace
April 15 – San Diego, Calif., The Casbah
April 16 – West Hollywood, Calif., House Of Blues
April 17 – Oakland, Calif., The New Parish
April 18 – Santa Cruz, Calif., The Catalyst
April 19 – Eugene, Ore., WOW Hall
April 20 – Portland, Ore., Doug Fir Lounge
April 22 – Seattle, Wash., The Crocodile
April 23 – Boise, Idaho, Neurolux
April 24 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Urban Lounge
April 25 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspen
April 26 – Denver, Colo., Cervantes’ Other Side
April 26 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theatre
April 30 – St. Louis, Mo., Old Rock House
May 2 – Chicago, Ill., Abbey Pub
Tickets are on sale now.
For more information click here for Mobb Deep’s Facebook page and here for the duo’s Twitter page.